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Rising Costs of Construction Materials: What Do They Mean for You?

You may have seen it on the news, or read it in the financial reports, or even noticed it when you made a trip into the lumber store for that DIY project: The cost of construction materials in America are on the rise. Unfortunately, this increase in the pricing index does not exclude the asphalt […]

Leave Your Mark with Stamped Concrete

Think concrete is blah and boring? Think again! Stamped concrete can transform the everyday same-old-same-old into a vision of beauty, as unique as you are. Take a standard pool deck and turn it into a masterpiece with a stamped natural stone look and contrasting edging. Or add elegance to your community center with a faux […]

It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! No…It’s a Drone!

Drone Technology and the Paving Industry Drones, or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (if you want to get fancy with it) are hovering high these days. They can be found zooming around parks, crop dusting over farm fields, and swooping in to capture wedding parties as they stand smiling blindly into the sun. They are even becoming […]

Nanotechnology and Asphalt

The Teeny Tiny Bits of Stuff that Make Pavement Better nan·o·tech·nol·o·gy ˌnanōˌtekˈnäləjē/ noun 1. the branch of technology that deals with dimensions and tolerances of less than 100 nanometers, especially the manipulation of individual atoms and molecules. What does the egg that slides from your frying pan, the tennis ball you bounce to your pup, […]

Interested in Interlayers?

The Magic Mesh Material that Helps Curb Cracks Crocodile skin may be hot, hot, hot when it comes to fashion, but it’s significantly less desirable when it’s your pavement that begins to look reptilian. Even with routine maintenance, cracks can appear and begin to take over in an invasive spread. Since asphalt is brittle by […]

Concrete: The Modest Material With a Rock-Solid Reputation

What Can Concrete Do for You? From roadways, sidewalks, and curbs to fancy pool decks and retaining walls, concrete can be found in nearly every urban and rural setting across the country. And with good reason! It’s versatile, it’s durable, it’s economical…it really has a rock solid reputation, and we thought it was about time […]

Curb Appeal: It’s All About Routine Maintenance

First impressions are important, which is why property owners pour effort and money into beautiful curb appeal. Well-maintained structures, landscaping, and shared common areas all contribute to the property looking its best. But what about your asphalt and concrete surfaces? Do they enhance your property or take away from the overall aesthetic? There are several […]

The Never Ending Life of Asphalt

Oh, the stories it could tell. The humble surface you drive on, play on, and walk on has likely had a previous life—maybe two or three. Asphalt has the honor of being the most recycled material in the world, with 80% of it being reclaimed and 100% of the reclaimed material being recycled. Here’s how […]

Pavement Got You Cracking Up?

Common Asphalt Issues and How to Identify Them As pavements age, common asphalt problems, like cracks and depressions, tend to rear their ugly heads. With any kind of asphalt damage, it’s important to understand the underlying issues, so you can better understand how to fix, and ultimately avoid them. Do you know what to look […]

What to Look for When Hiring a Contractor

Hiring a pavement maintenance contractor—or any contractor for that matter—can be taxing for a property owner or manager. That’s because the problems you need solved and the work you need done can be costly, time-consuming, and potentially disruptive to tenants and communities. So, it’s important to ask the right questions when making your hiring decision. […]